Guide to the Frank H. Waring Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0895
Creators:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Waring, Frank H., 1925-
Dates:
1912-1997
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Cubic feet
4 boxes
Repository:
Collection documents transportation analyst, consultant and planner Frank H. Waring and his consulting firm The Waring Group, Inc.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers include reports, proposals, studies, and blueprints for projects on which Waring worked during the course of his consulting career. The subject matter includes railroad tariffs and rail abandonment to coal transportation. There are three blueprints, two photographs of Cloverdale and Colpitts annual dinner at the University Club and a roster of officers and members for the Traffic Club of New York.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into nine series.
SPapers are arranged into nine series.
Series 1, The Waring Group Inc., Business Plans, 1976-1989
Series 2, Project Reports, 1949-1989
Series 3, Proposals, 1979-1988
Series 4, Studies, 1979-1983
Series 5, Other, 1964-1987, undated
Series 6, Blueprints and Maps, 1912-1991
Series 7, Subject Files, circa 1923-1997
Series 8, Photographs, circa 1931-1935, 1963, 1965
Series 9, Miscellaneous, 1951-1996

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Transportation analyst, consultant and planner Frank H. Waring (b. 1925-) has over fifty years of experience in railroad transportation management and in general transportation consulting. Waring was employed by the Virginia and Maryland Railroad Company (VAMD) and the Maryland and Delaware Railroad Company (MDDE) where he served as Vice President both companies. Also, Waring worked for the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia Company (DMV). Waring founded an independent firm RHM Consultants, Inc. in January 1981 to dedicate more of his time to diverse consulting projects and to become less involved with the Delmarva Railroads. In September 1981, Waring's employment with VAMD and MDDE was terminated and he became a fulltime consultant. In 1983, the name of the firm was changed from RHM Consultants, Inc. to The Waring Group, Inc. In 1987, Printo, Kane Research, Inc. (PKRI) acquired the Waring Group.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Adrienne Cain; supervised by Alison Oswald, April 2007.
Author
Adrienne Cain
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Frank H. Waring to the Archives Center in 2005.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Frank H. Waring papers, 1912-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Railroads Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blueprints -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maryland and Delaware Railroad Company Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
RHM Consultants, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia and Maryland Railroad Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Waring Group, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives